Prayer of a Family Facing Difficult Medical Decisions

Holy One, our family is suffering.
The ups and downs of __________’s illness are excruciating.
We see __________’s struggles and we are overwhelmed by our sense of helplessness.
We are exhausted, stressed, unsure.
We continue to pray for __________’s healing. 
But we are afraid.
Be with us, Compassionate Presence.
Guide us as we take in medical information and 
try to understand what __________ would want if __________could tell us.
Give us strength. Be with us as we journey through this maze of decision-making.
Bless us with wisdom. Help us to find holiness in this time.
Bring every member of our family to a place of peace.
Hear our prayer.

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